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sforzando

play
adjective or adverb sfor·zan·do \sfȯrt-ˈsän-(ˌ)dō, -ˈsan-\

Definition of sforzando

  1. :  played with prominent stress or accent —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of sforzando

Italian, verbal of sforzare to force


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sforzando

noun sfor·zan·do

Definition of sforzando

plural

sforzandos

or

sforzandi

\-(ˌ)dē\
  1. :  an accented tone or chord

First Known Use of sforzando

1890


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